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Missi’s Blueberry Cake

yummmm               My friend Missi D'Arcy is an amazing vegan baker. I can't wait to try this recipe especially because there are so many fresh blueberries available now! Missi’s Vegan Blueberry Coffee Cake Streusel ½ cup chopped walnuts 1/3 cup packed brown sugar ¼ cup flour ½

Rooster Feathers

Storm, our Beautiful Rooster who wakes us up every morning By now, you either wear them in your own hair or have at least seem the latest fashion trend, feather hair extensions. My own hairdresser suggested I try them not long ago. I looked at him and said, indignantly, "I am vegan remember?

Vegan Apple Brownies

So you may not feel like baking right now, but when you do, make these.  We held a vegan baking contest a while back and these won hands down. They are the creation of my good friend Missy D'Arcy from NH.  Here is her winning recipe Vegan Apple Brownies 1/2 cup non-hydrogenated margarine (Earth Balance

Edamame Quinoa Salad

This is a great quick recipe for a summer party. People go crazy over it which is funny because it is super easy to make. Check it out and adjust whatever. Quinoa, Corn, and Edamame salad I made a salad for the teacher training recently that was a really big hit. This salad is so

Your Karma Ran Over My Dogma

Luna, The Dog That Started It All I thought it was appropriate to revisit our tag-line in light of the new website launch. Some of it might seem obvious. We do a lot of up-dogs and down-dogs in O2's unique style of yoga based on the Astanga system. There is also my clear

Finding Center

Ann in a steady headstand I have just completed another teacher training program. It is truly a humbling and gratifying experience to watch people transform into teachers seemingly before my eyes. Participating in teacher training is like one long yoga practice. There is stumbling, loss of breath, then steadiness returns. There are moments

Beginner’s Mind

Learning to do Handstands Do we ever stop learning new things? Or maybe the question should be: should we stop learning? September seems to be the unofficial learning month and it will be here before you know it. Most of us went back to school in September when we were kids and young

Our Vegan Dogs

shanti our sweet pit bull We have 2 young dogs, both rescues. When we got Shanti, he was emaciated, frightened and had a very sensitive tummy. I went in search of dog food and found a great allergy food that was also vegan; Natural Balance. Both dogs have been eating this food for over a